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Kootenay time

They call it Kootenay time. When you just go with the flow, there’s no rush and you’ll most likely be late.

Powder Creek
I love morning chills in Nelson, however we did start our day a little late and got a bit attached to our crocheting. 1,043 more words


Lake Louise & More

Leaving early in the morning, we settled in for a 2 1/2 hour car ride towards Lake Louise and Banff in Alberta. But first things first…a stop at Kicking Horse Coffee House in Invermere for some of the most delicious coffee I’ve ever had! 585 more words

British Columbia

20150808: Rockwall 56k (Kootenays)

Since J and I didn’t finish the entire Rockwall trail last year, having cut out at Numa Falls for 44k,¬†I had a strong desire to come back and do it again, in the same direction, from Marble Canyon to Floe Lake. 353 more words


Hiking The Gimli Ridge Trail

Today, I ascended the Gimli Ridge Trail with three others; two family friends Tim and Gary, and my grade¬†school teacher Phil. We left early and spent an hour ascending a logging road in Tim’s 4×4. 670 more words


Vermillion Peak

Vermillion Peak in Kootenay is a great little summit that is reached with only a few slight obstacles. The route is generally obvious – follow an avalanche slide path to a ridge, and eventually to the summit, however this slide path does not quite reach the present highway, and so the scramble begins with a short bushwhack. 272 more words


Bear, Deer, and Dogs On The Slocan-Kootenay Lookout

There is a website trailpeak.com that I use to search out trails in my area. Often, the trails posted to the site work out wonderfully. Sometimes not. 874 more words


Aspects of life in Fort Steele, B.C.

Fort Steele is a heritage town in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. It is located north of the Crowsnest Highway along Highways 93 and 95, 16 km northeast of Cranbrook.